Best Books on David Hume

We set out to create the final list of David Hume Books. We spent several hours researching the expert’s advice on what to read on David Hume. In Forums, Newspapers, blogs, bestseller lists, and articles.

The result was a list of more than 38 recommended books on David Hume. We have then structured it by the most recommended books first – so what you see – is a prioritized list of the best books on David Hume. A clear winner with a 50% recommendation rate is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.

#1 An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

recommended by 50%


#2  A Treatise of Human Nature

recommended by 43%

#3 Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

recommended by 36%


#4 The Life of David Hume

recommended by 14%


#5 The Philosophy of David Hume

recommended by 14%

#6 An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals

recommended by 14%


#7 Selected Essays

recommended by 14%


#8 Dialogues And Natural History Of Religion

recommended by 14%

#9 Critique Of Pure Reason

recommended by 14%

#10 A Treatise On Human Nature, Volume 1

recommended by 14%

Best Books on Karl Marx

#1 The Communist Manifesto

recommended by 33%


#2 Capital

recommended by 25%


#3  The April Theses

recommended by 17%

#4 Love And Capital: Karl And Jenny Marx And The Birth Of A Revolution

recommended by 17%


#5 Karl Marx

recommended by 8%


#6 Karl Marx: His Life And Thought

recommended by 8%

#7 Karl Marx’s Theory Of History

recommended by 8%


#8 The Young Karl Marx

recommended by 8%


#9 Karl Marx: A Nineteenth-century Life

recommended by 8%


#10 A World To Win

recommended by 13%

Best Books on Socrates

#1 Apology

recommended by 25%


#2 The Trial And Death Of Socrates

recommended by 25%


#3  Complete Works

recommended by 25%

#4 Socrates

recommended by 25%


#5 The Clouds

recommended by 13%


#6 Theaetetus

recommended by 13%

#7 Socrates: Ironist And Moral Philosopher

recommended by 13%


#8 The Art Of Living

recommended by 13%


#9 The Symposium

recommended by 13%


#10 The Republic

recommended by 13%

Best Books on Plato

We spent several hours researching the most recommended books on Plato, his life and his philosophy. A very important philosopher that you could approach in different ways. So what books on Plato should you read? What books from Plato are recommended the most? Here you go – a top list with the most recommended books, on Plato, from multiple sources.

#1 Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo

recommended by 33%


#2 Republic

recommended by 17%


#3 Statesman

recommended by 17%

#4 Plato: A Very Short Introduction

recommended by 17%


#5 The Cambridge Companion To Plato

recommended by 17%


#6 Symposium

recommended by 17%

#7 The Trial And Death Of Socrates

recommended by 17%


#8 Great Dialogues Of Plato

recommended by 17%


#9 The Last Days Of Socrates

recommended by 17%


#10 The Symposium

recommended by 17%


#11 Plato: Complete Works

recommended by 17%

Best Books on Rene Descartes

We spent several hours researching the most recommended books about Descartes and his philosophy. A very important philosopher that you could approach in different ways. So what books on Descartes should you read? What books from Descartes are recommended the most? Here you go – a top list with the most recommended books on Rene Descartes:

#1 Meditations On First Philosophy

recommended by 50%


#2 Discourse On Method

recommended by 13%


#3 Selected Philosophical Writings

recommended by 25%


#4 Prinzipien Der Philosophie

recommended by 25%

#5 Meditations And Other Metaphysical Writings

recommended by 25%


#6 Discourse On Method And Related Writings

recommended by 25%

#7 Principles Of Philosophy

recommended by 25%


#8 The Essential Descartes

recommended by 25%

#9 Descartes: A Very Short Introduction

recommended by 25%


#10 Descartes: An Intellectual Biography

recommended by 25%

Best Books on Immanuel Kant

We spent several hours researching the most recommended books on Kant and his philosophy. A very important philosopher that you could approach in different ways. So what books on Kant should you read? What books from Kant is recommended the most? Here you go – a top list with the most recommended books, on Kant, from multiple sources.

#1 Critique of Pure Reason

recommended by 38%


#2 Critique of the Power of Judgement

recommended by 13%


#3 Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals

recommended by 25%


#4 Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics

recommended by 25%

#5 Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

recommended by 14%


#4 Critique of the Power of Judgement

recommended by 13%

#5 Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason

recommended by 14%


#6 The Bounds of Sense

recommended by 13%

#7 Kant: A Very Short Introduction

recommended by 13%


#8 Kant

recommended by 13%


#9 Kant’s Human Being

recommended by 13%

#10 Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals

recommended by 13%

Best Philosophy Books

We spent several hours researching recommended philosophy books. While we understand this is a huge topic – it’s still interesting to see what philosophy books are recommended the most. We reviewed sources on social media, articles and blogs to find the best philosophy books. In total we reviewed more than 141 books related to philosophy. The result is a list of 10 philosophy books. Prioritized by the most recommended. Here you go: The best books in philosophy

#1 Meditations

recommended by 21%


#2 Nicomachean Ethics

recommended by 18%


#3 Beyond Good and Evil

recommended by 18%


#4 Meditations On First Philosophy

recommended by 14%

#5 The Republic

recommended by 14%


#6 The Problems Of Philosophy

recommended by 14%

#7 Letters From A Stoic

recommended by 11%


#8 The Republic Of Plato

recommended by 11%


#9 Tao Te Ching

recommended by 11%

#10 The Prince

recommended by 11%

#11 Sophie’s World

recommended by 11%

#12 Confessions

recommended by 11%

Best Books on Nietzsche

We spent several hours researching books about and written by Nietzsche. To give you the best recommendation on what to read about the philosopher. Reviewing multiple sources on Nietzsche and 35 books. The result is the ultimate list with the 10 best books about Nietzche and his life, philosophy, and thoughts. Sorted by the most recommended of all the sources we could find.

#1 Nietzsche On Truth And Philosophy


recommended by 20%

#2 Beyond Good And Evil


recommended by 20%

#3 On The Genealogy Of Morality


recommended by 20%

#4 Nietzsche: A Philosophical Biography


recommended by 20%

#5 The Gay Science


recommended by 20%

#6 The Birth Of Tragedy


recommended by 20%

#7 Thus Spoke Zarathustra


recommended by 20%

#8 Nietzsche’s System


recommended by 10%

#9 Simply Nietzsche


recommended by 10%

#10 Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Antichrist


recommended by 10%

Best Books on Aristotle

We spent several hours researching books about the great philosopher Aristotle. Reviewing sources on social media, articles and the internet to find the best books about Aristotle. In total we reviewed more than 26 books related to Aristotle and his life. The result is a list of 10 Aristotle books. Prioritized by the most recommended. Here you go: The best books about Aristotle:

#1 Politics

recommended by 38%

#2 Metaphysics

recommended by 38%

#3 Poetics

recommended by 38%

#4 Nicomachean Ethics

recommended by 25%

#5 Physics

recommended by 25%

#6 Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction

recommended by 13%

#7Aristotle: The Desire To Understand

recommended by 13%

#8 A New Aristotle Reader

recommended by 13%

#9 The Complete Works Of Aristotle

recommended by 13%

#10 The Cambridge Companion To Aristotle

recommended by 13%

14 Best Books on Stoicism

We set out to create the final and at least the ultimate list of Stoicism books. A list that we will continue to update. We spent several hours researching the expert’s advice on the best Stoicism books. From Dailystoic, Goodreads, ORION PHILOSOPHY, Quora, Stoicism Resources, Growth Reading, Reddit, and THE KARMA YOGI + several others.

The result was a list of more than 158 recommended books on Stoicism. We have then structured it by the most recommended books first – so what you see – is a prioritized list of the best books on Stoicism. A clear winner with a 79% recommendation rate is, of course, Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. Scroll down to see what other Stoicism books you need to read!

#1 Meditations

recommended by 79%

#2 The Obstacle Is The Way

recommended by 50%

#3 Letters From A Stoic

recommended by 50 %

#4 Stoicism And The Art Of Happiness

recommended by 36%

#5 Ego Is The Enemy

recommended by 36%

#6 The Daily Stoic

recommended by 29%

#7 A Guide To The Good Life

recommended by 29%

#8 Stoicism

recommended by 29%

#9 A New Stoicism

recommended by 29%

#10 Discourses And Selected Writings

recommended by 29%

#11 Antifragile

recommended by 21%

#12 How To Be A Stoic

recommended by 21%

#13 On The Shortness Of Life

recommended by 21%

#14 Discourses, Fragments, Handbook

recommended by 21%